Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of modern nursing. Her most famous contribution came out of her experiences during the Crimean War where she gained the nickname "The Lady with the Lamp," derived from a phrase in a report in The Times. After she returned to Britain, she began collecting evidence before the Royal Commission on the Health of the Army to demonstrate that most of the soldiers at the hospital were killed by unsanitary living conditions. She promptly turned her attention... Topics: Nursing, Nursing, Ethics, Nursing, Military Nursing, History of Nursing
Also published with title: The story of British V.A D. work in the Great War. London : A. Melrose, 1917 Topics: Voluntary Aid Detachment (Great Britain), Military Nursing, Voluntary Workers, World War I
"For nearly 25 years, the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) has actively sought out the memories of Navy and civilian medical/nursing personnel. Inspired by this project, the Navy Nurse Corps has conducted over 500 oral history interviews with Nurse Corps officers. A few of these oral histories pre-date World War II, but the majority of these stories are of the women who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. It is the mission of this journal to present the stories of the triumph... Topics: Military Nursing, United States. Navy, United States. -- Navy Nurse Corps, United States. -- Navy...
byMcCall, Susan C.; U.S. Army War College (Carlisle Barracks, Pa.)
"The oft stated axiom that those who fail to heed the lessons of history are doomed to repeat its follies suggests the requirement for a formal lesson learning process. If there is a failure to effectively learn from experiences, the mistakes can be costly. Throughout the history of our nation, during war there has been a dependence on nurses to provide care to both soldiers and civilians. War placed heavy demands on nurses and brought with it a sharpened awareness of the urgent need to... Topics: Army Nurse Corps, United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History, United States. -- Army Nurse...
"The original release sheet reads: Being an Army nurse is being something very special. For thirty minutes THE BIG PICTURE explores the fascinating and varied roles of the Army nurse. From the major U. S. Army medical centers to overseas field hospitals, the Army Nurse is involved in many different facets of nursing assignments. Her education, training and professional competence are thoroughly reviewed in this impressive tribute to the Army nurse." National Archives Identifier:... Topics: Cold War, Military Nursing, The Big Picture, Army Nurse Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, United...
bySmolenski, Mary C.; United States. Department of the Air Force. Office of the Surgeon General.; Smith, Donald G.; Nanney, James
Table of Contents Foreword iiii Highlights and Turning Points l The Chronology of Air Force Nursing Services World War Two and Its Aftermath 7 The Fifties 13 The Sixties 20 The Seventies 29 The Eighties 37 The Nineties 45 The New Century 58 Appendices Air Force Surgeons General 63 Air Force Nurse Corps Chiefs 64 Mobilization Assistants to the Chief of the Air Force Nurse Corps 69 Nursing Awards Outstanding Air Force Nurse of the Year 70 Sarah P. Wells Outstanding Medical Technician of the Year... Topics: United States. Air Force, History, 20th Century -- United States, United States. -- Air Force Nurse...
Contains historical report on administrative, medical, and social hospital activities. Includes staff roster, list of laboratory reports, sketches of floor plans, and numerous photographs of staff officers, patients, and facilities, most labelled by name Topics: United States. Army. Medical Corps, United States. Army. Base Hospital No. 85, Hospitals, Military,...
byNursing Division, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington DC
The Army Nurse Vol 01 No 08 - August 1944 Public Law No. 350 -- 78th Congress 2 Army Nurses Discard White Uniform Medical Department Dietitians 5 Interesting Folks in The Army Nurse Corps... 5 What Part Are you Playing in the A.N.C.? 5 Twelve Army Nurses Awarded Bronze Stars . 5 A Peek At Greenland.. ...... ........ 6 Things Me Never Knew 'Till Now About Fungi 7 Sixty-Nine Army Nurses Dead Since Dec. 7th ...8 Edgar Bergen, Friend of Nurses ....9 Bands on Caps Discontinued.... 9 Facts about... Topics: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History, World War, 1939-1945, Nursing, United States. Army,...
byUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
Army Nurse Corps hearings before the Committee on Military Affairs, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, on H.R. 3718, a bill to grant military rank to certain members of the Army nurse corps; H.R. 3761, a bill to provide for full military rank for members of the Army nurse corps, dietitians, and physical-therapy aides, and for other purposes; and H.R. 4445, a bill to authorize temporary appointment as officers in the army of the United States of members of the... Topic: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps,Army Nurse Corps,US Army,World War II: Women,World War,...
byNursing Division, Office of the Surgeon General, Washington DC
October 1944 issue of The Army Nurse The Cover ...... 2 Physical Therapist Awarded Legion of Merit ... 2 On Reassignment 3 Third Service Command Basic Training Anniversary. 3 A Record of Gallantry 5 Warship Named for Navy Nurse...... 6 Amy Hospitals to Employ Graduate Cadet Nurses 6 The Information and Education Division (For Your Information).. 6 From The Home Front 8 Wrist Watches For Nurses 9 Important Notice..... 9 New York City Offers Numerous Privileges For Nurses 9 Specific Facts 11 The... Topics: United States. -- Army Nurse Corps -- History, United States. -- Army Nurse Corps, World War,...
1945 Navy Nurse Corps brochure. "Our work is as varied as the field of medicine itself. At all Navy hospitals, dispensaries, stations — wherever they are — our activity centers around the PATIENT. We provide all types of nursing care for the men and women of the Navy and their families." From the collection of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Archives. Topics: World War II, United States. Navy, Military Nursing, WWII, World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting &...
1945 Navy Nurse Corps brochure. "Our work is as varied as the field of medicine itself. At all Navy hospitals, dispensaries, stations — wherever they are — our activity centers around the PATIENT. We provide all types of nursing care for the men and women of the Navy and their families." From the collection of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Archives. Topic: World War II,United States. Navy,Military Nursing,WWII,World War, 1939-1945 -- Recruiting &...